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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 314,000 jobs in North Port, Florida in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 365,486 employed persons for the month. North Port added 600 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 314,000 +600 +16,100
CPS 365,486 +2,143 +40,941

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in November 2019 at 315,400. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey. From a trough of 267,300 in April 2020, North Port has gained 46,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2021 for North Port is at a new high of 365,486.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 314,000 600 365,486 2,143
June 2021 313,400 6,600 363,343 6,398
May 2021 306,800 1,200 356,945 1,899
April 2021 305,600 300 355,046 1,886
March 2021 305,300 300 353,160 1,540
February 2021 305,000 3,100 351,620 2,063
January 2021 301,900 -900 349,557 1,679
December 2020 302,800 800 347,878 2,076
November 2020 302,000 200 345,802 2,955
October 2020 301,800 3,100 342,847 4,152
September 2020 298,700 200 338,695 5,852
August 2020 298,500 600 332,843 8,298